Keeping track of your body weight an help you stay on track with your fitness goals and get the body that you want. Surprisingly, even if you are thin you can still have a high percentage of body fat. If you are overweight, having a high percentage of body fat can cause many different health problems. It is important to get an idea of your body fat percentage and to track it while you are dieting and working out so that you can ensure that you are moving in the right direction and getting closer to the body you want.
Many believe that starving oneself will help in fat loss. But contradictory to this, starving will only cause harm to your body. The diets and pills will starve your body, but what that does is cause your body to go into starvation mode.
Starvation mode retains more of what you eat and slows down your metabolism, your fat burning process. Eventually, the drop in weight you initially noticed, stops. Women should start eating small meals every 4 hours and men should start eating every 3 hours. It is best to prepare meals and pre-heat them.
Each meal MUST include a complex carb and lean protein. And because you’re trying to lose fat, you must keep each meal smaller than usual. if you eat more simple carbs, like high fructose corn syrup, you’ll be storing fat, and causing you to eat more unhealthy food.
If you want to lose fat, you must eat more complex carbs. If you want to lose fat, you must eat your lean protein. Water also plays a very important role in fat loss. One should drink at least 12 glasses of water a day. Also develop the habit of deep breathingfat is stored energy and oxygen is what is used to fuel the energy process.